Industry Voices

linear dining room
A linear dining room piece from Varaluz, who crafts fixtures using recycled materials.
Hubbardton Forge Las Vegas showroom
Attendees check out new lighting introductions in Hubbardton Forge’s Las Vegas showroom.
International Market Centers Expands Fixed-Wire Lighting Resources

Attendees gain access to growing cross-campus lighting destinations, education.

Fairfield Chair panel
A panel discusses last year’s Virtual Design Challenge competition at Fairfield Chair’s High Point Market showroom.
4 Fairfield Chair Events to Check Out at the Spring High Point Market

The upholstery manufacturer is a leading educational provider at the April market.

Sagebrook Home Upholstery
Sponsored Content: Sagebrook Home rolls out expansive in-stock upholstery offerings.
Sagebrook Home Takes Whole Home To Next Level with Comprehensive Upholstery Collection

Sagebrook Home's new upholstery assortment, which covers trending styles, will be in stock at April's High Point Market. 

Melissa Galt consumer home trends 2021
What do consumers want in their homes in 2021? Melissa Galt shares her thoughts.
7 Things Consumers Want at Home in 2021

Hint: It's not about trends. 

mark richardson, post covid home renovation
What should we be paying attention to as we move to post-COVID in home renovation best practices?
Post COVID? What Comes Next in the Home Renovation Business?

How consumers handle home renovations affects builders, designers and retailers. What should we be paying attention to as we move past more than a year of pandemic-related changes?

Outdoor Kitchen design, Kerrie Kelly
Kerrie Kelly shares the basics of good outdoor kitchen design.
How to Design the Perfect Outdoor Kitchen

Designer Kerrie Kelly shares her must-haves for a functional outdoor kitchen.

What's Your Design Business Mindset?

How are you moving your design business forward? See what mindset you fall into and see strategies that can move your business into a growth mindset. 

Interior Design, Client Communication, Nancy Ganzekaufer
Use these tips to increase confidence when communicating with clients.
Increase Your Client Communication Confidence

Dealing with clients can lead to challenging conversations. Engage with clients with confidence with the following tips. 

How Furniture Companies are Providing a Better Online Customer Experience

A February 11 webinar will outline the future of furniture selling and strategies to ensure your business processes are optimized to help your team scale for the future and encourage repeat customers.

Glenna Stone
Rachel McGinn Photography
Last Look With Glenna Stone

Philadelphia Interior Designer Glenna Stone creates radiant, livable spaces with the core belief that great design is about walking into a space and feeling one thing: everything is as it should be.

Air Quality in the Home, Laurence Carr
Air Quality can impact home wellness, especially in this year of coronavirus.
How Air Quality Can Enhance the Home Environment and How to Attain It

Laurence Carr shares different ways to enhance air quality in the home. 

boost your interior design business confidence
Confidence Is An Aphrodisiac for Clients and Cash.
3 Ways to Boost Your Interior Design Confidence

Melissa Galt shares her tips for boosting your confidence, which can lead to more clients.

Nancy Ganzekaufer Business Coaching
Increase productivity with these four steps
4 Tips to Increased Productivity in Your Design Business

Nancy Ganzekaufer shares tips for increased productivity and improving efficiency. 

Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay
Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay
7 Interior Design Marketing Strategies

Applying these tips can help you acquire more leads and, ultimately, more clients.

Design Model Homes Buyer Profile, Kerrie Kelly Design Labs
What goes into the buyer profile when designing model homes?
KKDL: Designing a Model Home: Creating a Buyer Profile

What needs to be taken into account when you're designing a model home? 

Nikki Chu Jaipur Living
Designer Nikki Chu had to pivot her business operations when coronavirus hit.
The Art of the Pivot

How to pivot as an interior designer — and carry new business models into the future.

Mark Richardson, Next Level. workplace fatigue
Coronavirus continues to shift the work environment. Here are tips for addressing workplace fatigue.
7 Tips for Mitigating Workplace, Team Fatigue in Uncertain Times

Uncertainty, workplace changes and more during this coronavirus pandemic have led to work and team fatigue. Here are seven tips to manage that with your team.

Kerrie Kelly Design Labs, 6 Affordable Home Design Tips
Tip #1: Add Color to Update a room, according to Kerrie Kelly Design Labs.
#KKDL: 6 Affordable Home Improvement Tips

Kerrie Kelly Design Labs shares 6 ways to redesign a home space, even on a budget. Sharing? Hashtag it with #KKDL

Laurence Carr, Holistic Design and Sustainability
Laurence Carr talks about the importance of holistic design, including sustainability.
The Effects of Holistic Spaces and Sustainability on Mental Health

Designer Laurence Carr shares the importance of sustainability and holistic design in her latest blog post.